Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1980 1955
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1969
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1972
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1981 2001
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
12.94"
(328.68mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
19.51"
(495.55mm)
21.51"
(546.35mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
25.36"
(644.14mm)
-4.92"
(-124.96mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
26.15"
(664.21mm)
29.09"
(738.89mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1997
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
29.01"
(736.85mm)
32.57"
(827.28mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
31.52"
(800.61mm)
36.35"
(923.29mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
34.81"
(884.17mm)
39.24"
(996.70mm)
-4.43"
(-112.53mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
37.86"
(961.64mm)
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
-4.73"
(-120.15mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
57.25"
(1,454.15mm)
64.07"
(1,627.38mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
76.37"
(1,939.80mm)
85.13"
(2,162.30mm)
-8.76"
(-222.50mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2004
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
112.92"
(2,868.17mm)
127.64"
(3,242.06mm)
-14.72"
(-373.89mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2005
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
153.61"
(3,901.69mm)
170.14"
(4,321.56mm)
-16.53"
(-419.87mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2006
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
199.11"
(5,057.39mm)
212.69"
(5,402.33mm)
-13.58"
(-344.94mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Ties: 1914

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/